PENGARUH PEMBERIAN AROMATERAPI LAVENDER TERHADAP PENURUNAN SKALA NYERI PADA PASIEN POST OPERASI SECTIO CEASERIA DI RUANG MATERNITAS RUMAH SAKIT PRIMA HUSADA MALANG
AbstractSectio caesarea is the delivery of the fetus by means of surgery on theabdominal wall and uterus, which is intended for certain medical indications. Insectio caesarea surgery will cause pain in the postpartum incision area. Painmanagement aims to achieve an increase in the patient's quality of life, so that he canreturn to enjoying a normal life in his family and environment. In dealing with pain,you can use pharmacology and non pharmacology, one of the non-pharmacologicaltechniques is aromatherapy, which is lavender which can be useful for reducing pain.The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of lavender aromatherapy onreducing pain scales in postoperative sectio caesarean patients in the Maternity roomof Prima Husada Hospital Malang. The research design used was a Quasiexperiment. The study was conducted in June - August 2020. In this study theresearchers took 2 research groups, namely the group treated with Lavenderaromatherapy and the group without Lavender aromatherapy. Each group consists of15 people. Using Consecutive sampling technique. Collecting data using aquestionnaire and using the Wilcoxon test data analysis. Research shows that there isan effect of Lavender Aromatherapy on reducing the pain scale with a significancevalue of p <0.05. Based on the results of this study, Lavender aromatherapy canreduce pain scales in post-caesarean section patients.